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Tens of thousands evacuate, Millions powerless as wildfires continue raging in California

Some 180,000 people from north of San Francisco were under mandatory evacuation orders, after wildfires whipped by fierce winds swept through the dry vegetation in California. Tens of thousands of homes are under threat from the wildfires. National Weather Service tweeted that ¬†winds reached 144 mph near a large fire in Northern California. Forecasts predict […]

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California Wildfires: Thousands flee after Governor declares state of emergency

The wildfire in northern California was sparked seven minutes after a nearby power line was damaged. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) said in a statement that a high voltage tower was reported damaged nearby to the where the Kincade Fire started. About 40,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in the state by wildfires […]

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Kincade wildfires spurs evacuation of hundreds

More than half a million people are facing power cuts in California as wildfires rage through the state after huge fires engulfed 10,000 acres of land in Kincade. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire has not been contained. It seems that the fire has been driven by strong winds and was […]